Iwobi & Moses plus 12 Nigerian to feature in Europa League

Europa League By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 06/09/2018

Alex Iwobi and Victor Moses plus 12 others Nigerian featured in the Europa League group stage of the 2018-19 season.

Arsenal are in the second tier of European competition for the second straight season after finishing in fifth place last term while 2012 winner Chelsea are in the tournament as the Blues missing out on a Champions League place for the second time in three seasons.

Both Iwobi and Moses have been named by their Premier League clubs with the joining of Europa on September 20 as the final set to take place in Baku Olympic Stadium in Azerbaijan June next year.

Bordeaux new signing Samuel Kalu will lead others, Nigerian players of Roma loanee Umar Sadiq, former MFM striker, and Super Eagles invitee Uche Agbo.

Below is 14 Nigerian players to play in Europa League this term

Alex Iwobi – Arsenal, Victor Moses – Chelsea, Samuel Kalu – Bordeaux, Sadiq Umar, Ovie Ejaria, Adedapo Awokoya-Mebude – Rangers

Uche Agbo – Standard Liege Stephen Odey – FC Zurich (7) Uche Agbo – Standard Liege, Samuel Adegbenro, Igho Ogbu – Rosenborg

Usman Mohammed – Sarpsborg, Peter Olayinka – Slavia Prague, Innocent Emeghara – Qarabag, Innocent Bonke – Malmo